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Removing Bunch of spaces

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Hi Everyone, 

I'm facing a small issue while trying to remove spaces at the end of lines contained in a temp file.

Indeed, I'm creating the list of uninstallable apps on my computer and display them in an edit box.

Here's the result:

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As you can see, all lines have bunch of spaces at their end.

I did try the StringStripWS function, the StringTrimLeft one... no one works... 

Here's the code I use:

Func f_ListApps()
GuiCtrlSetState ($g_AppList, $GUI_DISABLE)
RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /c ' & 'wmic /node:' & @Computername &' product get name > %temp%\model.txt' ,"", @SW_HIDE)
$file =(@TempDir & "/model.txt")
$fileread = FileRead($file)
GUICtrlCreateEdit($fileread, 5, 250, 395, 400)
FileDelete(@TempDir & "/model.txt")
EndFunc

Surely a dumbass question but few hairs remains on my head :)

Thanks :)


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How did you use StringStripWS? This function should be exactly what you are looking for.

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Water :)

Indeed, this function will do the trick...

I tried:

$fileread= FileRead($file)
$filefile = StringStripWS ( $fileread, 2 )

And

$filefile = StringStripWS (ChrW(160) & $fileread & ChrW(160), 2 )

No successes :/


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You are reading the whole file into one variable. Using StringStripWS on this variable will only remove white space from the last line.
Means:
Use FileReadToArray to read the file into an array, then loop through the array and use StringStripWS on every element.

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Yuk, I don't like arrays :) 

Ok, I'll try that and give you an update.

Thanks water!

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It's not too complex:

#include <StringConstants.au3>
$aFileArray = FileReadToArray($file)
For $i = 0 To UBound($aFileArray, 1) - 1
    $aFileArray[$i] = StringStripWs($aFileArray[$i], $STR_STRIPTRAILING)
Next

 


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Ok, I understand the way and thanks for that.

But, when I display my edit box, I got a subscript error :blink:

Global $editBox = GUICtrlCreateEdit($aFileArray[$i], 5, 250, 395, 400)

 


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You can't add an array to the edit control. Use:

Global $editBox = GUICtrlCreateEdit(_ArrayToString($aFileArray[$i], @CRLF), 5, 250, 395, 400)

 


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johnOne, 

Thanks for your input.

Yes, the array exists and is not empty.

 


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#11 ·  Posted (edited)

water, I still have a subscript error :/

When displaying the array with _ArrayDisplay:

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The array is not empty ^^

 

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My bad, should be:

Global $editBox = GUICtrlCreateEdit(_ArrayToString($aFileArray, @CRLF), 5, 250, 395, 400)

 

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Yeah water, 

This is now working as expected. Was looking to deal with the @error flag when I saw your answer.

 Thanks a lot again :)


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:)

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